3 Stocks Dragging The Real Estate Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 81 points (-0.5%) at 16,092 as of Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,055 issues advancing vs. 1,941 declining with 135 unchanged.

The Real Estate industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Icahn ( IEP), down 5.4%, Howard Hughes ( HHC), down 1.4% and CBRE Group ( CBG), down 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Ventas ( VTR), up 2.1%, Digital Realty ( DLR), up 1.5%, Boston Properties ( BXP), up 1.0%, SL Green Realty Corporation ( SLG), up 0.9% and Equity Residential ( EQR), up 0.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Realogy Holdings ( RLGY) is one of the companies pushing the Real Estate industry lower today. As of noon trading, Realogy Holdings is down $0.64 (-1.5%) to $41.76 on light volume. Thus far, 554,643 shares of Realogy Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.58-$42.89 after having opened the day at $42.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.40.

Realogy Holdings Corp. provides real estate and relocation services worldwide. Realogy Holdings has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 14.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Realogy Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Realogy Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Realogy Holdings Ratings Report now.

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